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From IMDb: When a chemical manufacturer is killed after asking detective James Wong to help him, Wong investigates this and two subsequent murders. He uncovers a international spy ring hoping to steal the formula for a poison gas being developed by the first victim's company. Stars Boris Karloff, Grant Withers and Maxine Jennings The Mr. Wong series of films Mr. Wong, Detective The Mystery of Mr. Wong Mr. Wong in Chinatown The Fatal Hour Doomed to Die Phantom of Chinatown
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Topics: mystery, murder, crime, Karloff, Mr. Wong
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by Sol M. Wurtzel
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This complete print is brighter and significantly sharper than the truncated version already here at IA. Bad guys want to blow up the French fleet at Port Said. Mr. Moto would rather they didn't. Urban adventure ensues, along with a side order of comedy relief. Initially released on 20 January 1939. IMDB page: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031678/
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Topics: adventures, sabotage, Mr. Moto, Peter Lorre, George Sanders, John Carradine, Ricardo Cortez,...
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From IMDb : Detective James Lee Wong is on the scene as archeologist Dr. John Benton, recently returned from an expedition in China where a valuable ancient scroll was recovered, is murdered while giving a lecture on the expedition. Stars: Keye Luke, Grant Withers and Lotus Long This movie can also be found at The Internet Archive here and here . The Mr. Wong series of films Mr. Wong, Detective The Mystery of Mr. Wong Mr. Wong in Chinatown The Fatal Hour Doomed to Die Phantom of Chinatown
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Topics: mystery, murder, crime, Keye Luke, Mr. Wong
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From IMDb : Only the possibility of avoiding a Tong War, plus persuasion by reporter Bobbie Logan leads the famous detective James Lee Wong to enter the Wentworth case. A million and a half dollars in bonds was taken from one of Cyrus P. Wentworth's ships before it was mysteriously sunk and, shortly afterward, Wentworth was found murdered. The police, led by Detective Captain Bill Street, suspect Dick Fleming, fiancée of Wentworth's daughter Cynthia. Wong clears Dick but has difficulty in...
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Topics: murder, mystery, crime, Karloff, Mr. Wong
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From IMDb : When Captain Street's best friend Dan O'Grady is murdered, Street enlists the help of Chinese detective James Lee Wong. Mr. Wong uncovers a smuggling ring on the waterfront of San Francisco and unmasks the killer, though not until several more murders occur. Stars: Boris Karloff, Grant Withers and Marjorie Reynolds This movie can also be found at The Internet Archive here . The Mr. Wong series of films Mr. Wong, Detective The Mystery of Mr. Wong Mr. Wong in Chinatown The Fatal Hour...
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Topics: murder, mystery, crime, Karloff, Mr. Wong
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From IMDb : The second in the series of Mr. Wong features starring Boris Karloff finds wealthy gem-collector Brandon Edwards gaining possession of the largest star sapphire in the world, the 'Eye of the Daughter of the Moon', after it has been stolen in China. Edwards, at a party in his home, confides to Mr. Wong that his life is in danger. During a game of Charades, Edwards is mysteriously shot dead and the gem disappears. Unknown to Wong, the jewel is in the possession of Edwards' maid,...
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Topics: mystery, murder, crime, Karloff, Mr. Wong
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From IMDb : A pretty Chinese woman, seeking help from San Francisco detective James Lee Wong, is killed by a poisoned dart in his front hall, having time only to scrawl "Captain J" on a sheet of paper. She proves to be Princess Lin Hwa, on a secret military mission for Chinese forces fighting the Japanese invasion. Mr. Wong finds two captains with the intial J in the case, neither being quite what he seems; there's fog on the waterfront and someone still has that poison-dart gun......
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Topics: mystery, murder, crime, Karloff, Mr. Wong
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Government agent Charlie Chan is investigating a spy ring intent on stealing radar plans, which leads him to a radio station in a building also containing a radar research facility. Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Ben Carter, and Benson Fong Mantan Moreland and Ben Carter perform a version of their nightclub routine. A lack of a copyright notice in the film puts it in the public domain. IMDb Link
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Topics: Mystery, Thriller, Comedy, Charlie Chan
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